The Golden Mistress Author:Basil Beyea Here is the stunning saga of the passionate and daring woman who climbed from the gutter to delight and amaze the young American republic with her scandalous behavior. — Born Betsy Bowen, illegitimate daughter of a wharfside whore, she was seduced at the age of 10 by her Bible-toting guardian. By the time she was 15, she was one of the most acco... more »mplished prostitutes in the New England colonies. She rose to capture the heart of Aaron Burr, becoming the most famous courtesan of her day - the notorious and much envied MMe. Jumel.
The Golden Mistress - a novel in the grand manner, full of entharalling incidents and turbulent romance centered around the woman whose lust for life still echoes across the centuries.« less